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here? >> look, and i really have a different take on this and i have sat there with the president as he's had calls with foreign leaders and on two levels i have a different take. number one, this is his first conversation with the president of pakistan. i don't think there's anything inappropriate with him having a very light-touch conversation, not a substantive diplomat conversation but i'm glad to know you and we're going to work well together. there's nothing wrong with that as a first tone of conversation. >> i think they just said -- it is entirely inappropriate to release what a president or president-elect says in the course of a phone call. we would never release what a foreign leader said to george w. bush. we would talk about what george w. bush said but to release what somebody else says, i'm not the spokesman for pakistan or any other nation. so for them to do it is an entire breach of diplomatic protocol and tradition. if they had done that to me, i'd be on the phone...
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